A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
Short range forecast products depicting pressure patterns, circulation centers and fronts, and types and extent of precipitation.
Medium range forecast products depicting pressure patterns and circulation centers and fronts
Highs, lows, fronts, troughs, outflow boundaries, squall lines, drylines for much of North America, the Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific oceans, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Maximum daytime or minimum overnight temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.
Expected weather (precipitating or non-precipitating) valid at the indicated hour. The weather element includes type, probability, and intensity information.
Sustained wind speed (in knots) and expected wind direction (using 36 points of a compass) forecasts.
Likelihood, expressed as a percent, of a measurable precipitation event (1/100th of an inch).
Total amount of expected liquid precipitation.
Expected amount of opaque clouds (in percent) covering the sky.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Alaska.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Hawaii.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands.